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Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘Water’

Renewable energy firms dash for Vt. incentives

Renewable energy firms dash for Vt. incentives

A new Vermont renewable energy program has more applications than it can handle. The state recently established a program that sets guaranteed prices for energy produced at plants powered by the sun, wind, water and methane gas as a way to encourage developers to build them. When bids were opened Monday, officials had proposals to […]

“Business as Usual” Deepens World Water Crisis

“Business as Usual” Deepens World Water Crisis

Demand for water has never been as great as it is today, and it will only increase due to population growth and mobility, rising living standards, changes in food consumption, and increased energy production, especially biofuels. Access to basic water-related services (safe drinking water, sanitation and food production) remains inadequate in much of the developing […]

New Designs For Smarter Buildings: Small Solar Decathalon Home Inspires Big Ideas On How To Live More Sustainably

New Designs For Smarter Buildings: Small Solar Decathalon Home Inspires Big Ideas On How To Live More Sustainably

After two years of design, experimentation, fund-raising and building, the University of Arizona’s Solar Decathlon team has completed construction of its 800-square-foot solar-powered house on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The UA’s team will compete with entries from 14 other states, Puerto Rico, Canada, Germany and Spain. The Solar Decathlon effort is but one […]

Water worries threaten U.S. push for natural gas

Water worries threaten U.S. push for natural gas

PAVILLION, Wyoming (Reuters) – Louis Meeks, a burly 59-year-old alfalfa farmer, fills a metal trough with water from his well and watches an oily sheen form on the surface which gives off a faint odor of paint. He points to small bubbles that appear in the water, and a thin ring of foam around the […]

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